July 29, 2021
Contact: Angel Matson, Public Information Coordinator
of State Street to be closed July 30 - August 2 for utility work
Eastwood Contractors Inc. will be closing State Street at Hancock Street from
6pm Friday, July 30th until Monday, August 2nd at 6am. The closure is needed to
allow for the safe installation of a new manhole and sewer main in the area of
the State and Hancock intersection.
State Street eastbound traffic will be detoured up Fern Street, turning right
on Garland Street, then turning right on Howard Street. State Street westbound
traffic will be detoured up Howard Street, turning left on Garland Street, then
turning left onto Fern Street. The detour will end at State Street.
During the detour Otis Street will be closed, open to local traffic only.
Signage and flaggers will be in place to assist motorists/pedestrians.
The Northern Light Emergency Room entrance and the Northern Light main entrance
on Hancock Street will remain open during the detour. The Northern Light
employee parking lot will remain open during the detour but users of that lot
will need to access it from State Street westbound.
The ongoing State and Hancock Street Utility Project began in December of 2020
and involves the construction of approximately 1,245 lf of new water main,
hydrants, and all appurtenances, on State Street from Howard Street to Spruce
Street. Find more
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